Attending this event?

JULY 5 - 8, 2017

Surround yourself with people who get it, learn from experts, and form lifelong bonds. This year’s event will be held at the spectacular Hilton Orlando resort, with two temperature-controlled pools, lazy river, whirlpool, a winding water slide, tennis, volleyball, and basketball courts, an inexpensive trolley ride away from International Drive‘s shopping, attractions, and dining experiences, including SeaWorld and Universal Orlando Resort, and a 7-mile shuttle ride away from DisneyWorldEpcot, and other area attractions! For more information, including registration, see the General Information tab below.

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Nicole Murray

The Brain Recovery Project
Partnership and Development Lead

Nicole Murray serves as the Sponsorship Chair for the Organizing Committee and is responsible for securing sponsors to support the conference. Nicole is Partnership and Development Lead for The Brain Recovery Project where she develops and manages relationships with corporate and foundation partners.

Nicole has spent the last 15 years of her career focused on helping low-income families close the education and opportunity gap for their children, and working to find more creative and effective solutions to the challenges affecting the most vulnerable in our communities.  Nicole has held leadership roles in operations, sales and fundraising, and management. Of all this work, Nicole most enjoys relationship building and start-up projects.

Prior to The Brain Recovery Project, Nicole spent seven years at Citizen Schools, a national non-profit dedicated to closing the opportunity gap for low-income kids. Nicole served as the National Director of Growth Strategy & Development and National Director of Corporate Partnerships. Before that, Nicole worked at United Way of America, the national leadership organization for the United Way network, as a Director of Community Impact, and she also spent 3 years with Ashoka, a global organization focused on identifying and investing in leading social entrepreneurs.

Nicole and her husband, Jonathan, have two sons, Declan and Ronan. Ronan, her youngest, underwent a functional hemispherectomy at the age of 10 months at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.